Heritage Palace to Palace Tour of Orissa

 

Heritage Palace to Palace Tour of Orissa

Tour Code No. : DT: 409 / SPPT-2021-22

Tour Destination:

After very special full day sightseeing invigorated and rewind your energy at the different Royal palaces of Odisha (orissa) is our small try. In this package we keep in mind how your tour be success to cover all the best sightseeing – accordingly distance cum driving hour and the day end a new chapter of royal hospitality by the royal families . Which reflect also the Royal heritage of ancient odisha.

The below given itinerary is our small try which we is covered such unique sightseeing such as : The most favorite Bhitarkanika National park, One of the ancient group of Buddhist monastery popularly called The diamond triangle of odisha, Mahima sadhus monastery of infinity at Joranda, very special textile weaving village – unique tie and dye tech, a great classic artisan village Raghurajpur, The most ethnic group of eastern Odisha- The Saura & The Bhumiya, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon – Chilika lake, The most cultural city of eastern India- Puri, and world famous sun temple at Konark (UNESCO, mentioned world heritage site) and many more.

Duration of tour: 9 Night/ 10 Days

D1-Bhubaneswar- Aul palace (3hr drive+visit)

Upon arrival Bhubaneswar meet our representative and transfer to Ali palace. If time permit visit the Malar village nearby.

Overnight -Aul palace.

D2-Bhitarkanika National Park- Aul palace (3hr drive+boating and visit)

Morning drive towards Bhitarkanika National Park, meet the wild crocodile basking on sun ray on natural creeks while boating in side of the park. Hiking inside the core area to meet the natural fauna such as spotted deer, wild boar, jungle fowl, water monitor lizard and different types of bird on nature.

Overnight stay in the same palace at Aul (Heritage Palace)

D3-Aul  palace- Lalitgiri- Ratnagiri-Udaygiri-KillaDalijoda palace (3hr drive+visit)

Visit the Hidden treasure of Buddhist philosophy popularly called Diamond triangle including unique Maha stupa at Lalitgiri. which had contained with very respectful the holy tooth of Buddha in a golden casket at the chhatra (brain of the maha stupa)  -1st c BC

Also visit the Maha chaitya and Maha monastery at Udaygiri and Ratnagiri respectively. and enjoy the picknic lunch at Udaygiri.

Overnight- Killa Dalijoda palace at Choudwar

D4-Saura tribe village- KillaDalijoda palace (2Hr Drive+  Visit)

Meet the Saura tribe at their very isolated village in Dama damani jungle range / For that you have hiking their village which is 2.5 km from the vehicle parking in the core jungle zone and the road is flat and it will take 1.15hr walk for one side

Saura: one of the colorful tribe in India, 5000 year our Mythological book – Ramayana and Mahabharata mention Saura tribe name (accordingly anthropologist Saura is an Aryan tribe of proto-austoloyed race). Afternoon visit Bhumiya tribe village and also on the way back  rose garden (100 different verities of flower is at there). For relaxing try to meditate in the meditation center nearby.

Overnight- KillaDalijoda Palace

D5-Textile village-sadeiberani- Dhenkanal palace (4hr drive+visit)

Visit one of the best textile village in Odisha at Maniabandha –famous for tie and dye pattern (popularly known as Ikat ) meet the unique weavers & excursion the live weaving pattern of Ikat pattern sari  , while return back to Dhenkanal meet the Dokra craft men at their village and excursion their metal casting handicraft. Check in the royal palace of Dhenkanal. Free afternoon to excursion the royal life style at this palace and Rangamahal (meeting hall)

Overnight- Dhenkanal Palace (Heritage)

D6-Karamula- Joranda-Dhenkanal palace (3.30 hr drive+visit)

Visit the tribal jewelry making village at Karamul and after noon Joranda Mahima religion live monastery and enjoy the unique pattern of worship during sun set by the Mahima sadhus (The supreme sadhus use only lean bark to covering their lower part).

Overnight in the same Heritage palace at Dhenkanal

D7-Dhenkanal palace- Bhubaneswar temple tour- Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)

After royal breakfast at the royal open garden proceed to Puri en route visit the ancient temple at old Bhubaneswar, such as Parasurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj, Rajarani etc. Dhauli – santi stupa and then check in a nice palace at Puri near Jagannath temple or (if you like to stay on beach – then Mahadadhiniwas, is nice old palace turn into hotel.)

Overnight- Puri

D8-Puri sightseeing-Chilika lake -Puri palace (3hr drive+Visit)

Visit the classic part of Puri by cycle rickshaw trip such as cremation place( swargadwar), old pond, bit walking on old street , marshal art place and also Jagannath temple( non Hindus are not allowed in it , so they will see that temple by hiking on the public road which is around the outer circle of compound wall   ).

Then after proceed to Chilika lake at Satpada- meet the wild Irrawaddy dolphin on nature while boating (1hr trip with boat man ) on chilika lake and if you interest  also visit the mingling point of Bay of Bengal and chilika lagoon – popularly known as sea mouth (3hr boating trip with boatman) . While returning visit the ancient temple (500 year) on chilika.

Overnight stay in the same palace(Mahadadhi Niwas-  palace hotel)

D9-Village Special / -Konark- Puri palace (3hr drive+visit)

Morning after breakfast proceed to Chandanpur (10km from Puri) / while hiking visit very special classic village and excursion the age old tradition and classic lifestyle of rural odisha (Orissa). such as Brahmin village, artisan village at Raghurajpur / coconut pickers village etc.

Meet different migratory and residential local birds on nature while catamaran boating (with boatman) on river “Bhargavi” -after one hour boating next destination is grand pottery making village , warm welcome by the pottery making men use age old hand made tech- live demonstrate there.

Enjoy the classic Gotipua Group dance (with proper costume and traditional music ) at the Gurukul along with Classic organic cooked special orissan lunch at there – hosted by the team of “Selanidingo

PM- proceed to Konark- excursion the language of stone on 13th c AD – Sun temple (World heritage site by UNESCO) ,

Overnight stay in the same palace(Mahadadhi Niwas-  palace hotel)

D10-Departure (2hr drive)

Morning check out and departure for Bhubaneswar airport/ railway station for your onward journey with lots of sweet memories.

Tour concludes:


What ever you want out of your trip we can tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

Colourful Orissa

Colorful Orissa

Tour code: DT- 407/SPCO- 2021-22

Tour Destination:

The name of this special tour is  justified when our guest really choice this package called Colorful Odisha (orissa) / which cover the ancient temple tour in Bhubaneswar, largest salt lake in Asia- the Chilika lake, one of the famous mangrove forest zone of our country at Bhitarkanika with different tribal villages and their weekly  markets  in south – central part of Odisha ,  the cultural capital of our state- Puri , the beauty of sun temple at Konark and on the conclusion relax at the unique village retreat at Selanidingo (chandanpur) and enjoy the rural life of odisha

And overall it is cover the most colorful part of Odisha with best value of your money

Duration of tour: 14Night/ 15 Days( weekend to weekend)

Suggested Itinerary:

D1-( sat)-Bhubaneswar:

Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel, if time permit visit the ancient rock  cave Khandagiri and Udaygiri which date back of the real ancient history of kalinga (odisha) of 2nd century BC

Overnight – Bhubaneswar

D2-(Sun)- BHUBANESWAR- KONDH VILLAGE- BALIGUDA  (6hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Bell metal craft men at their village in Ganjam and live demostrate the ancient tech. at there. and then if desire lunch at Jungle Dhaba (small but clean road way restaurant) and on the core jungle of Phulbani meet the Kondh tribes / warm welcome by them- excursion their lifestyle .
Overnight- Baliguda

Baliguda- it is small town in Kandhmal dist. and the home of Kutia kondh tribal community.

D3-(Mon)-KUTIA KONDH TRIBE VILLAGE-RAYAGADA (3hr drive+ visit)

Kutia Kondh popularly called Tattoo faced tribe (very friendly) / meet them at their very special and isolated village in the deep jungle of Baliguda range while hiking (1hr total – flat land)  /

Overnight- Rayagada

D4-(Tue)-DESIA KONDH TRIBE MARKET //VILLAGE-JEWELLERY MAKING VILLAGE-RAYAGADA (3hr drive+ visit)

Excursion the live demonstrate of age old tribal jewelry and idol  making process by the local at their village popularly called Dokra (lost wax process) . Meet the colorful  Desia kondh people at their weekly market – Dokum / explore their age old barter system of trading .

If desire picnic  lunch at the jungle and Afternoon departure for Desia Kondh village / which is on zigzag way hill top with lush green forest (but all weather motor able road is up to the village). very panoramic view from their village.

Desia kondh: Asro-asiatic race / short highted, squish fore head , black brownies color, using two piece of cloth, very special ornament/ house settlement is very special too
( The people are very friendly, warm welcome by the young ladies ).

Overnight- Rayagada

D5-(wed)-DONGURIA KONDH TRIBAL MARKET-KUVI KONDH VILLAGE-MALI TRIBE VILLAGE- JEYPORE (5hr drive+ visit)

Meet the colorful Donguria tribe Kondh people at their weekly market- Chatikona . While drive towards Jeypore on route visit the Kuvi Kondh village and Mali village

Overnight- Jeypore

JEYPORE- jeypore is an ancient town south odisha with full of culture / still a ruin heritage palace is stand proudly on the heart of this old Town . the people are very friendly . Though it is nearer to Andhra Pradesh so mix culture of Tribal (Adivasi) and Dravidian people will feel at this town

D6-(Thursday)-BONDA TRIBE WEEKLY MARKET- GADHAVA TRIBE VILLAGE-WATERFALL-JEYPORE (5hr drive+visit)

Early departure to meet the (asro-astiatic origin) one of the most colorful tribe in India – Bonda tribe at their weekly market – Onkudelly

Note- It is very nice to meet the Bonda tribe female (with their group) while they come from their village to the weekly market on the zig zag natural hill path caring their selling stuff (especially country made alcohol) on their head.

After couple of hour with them then after enjoy the gorgeous waterfall at Duduma .

Afternoon meet the Gadhava tribe at their village in Lamataput area / if desire enjoy the tribal food , prepared by our special trained driver with the help of tribal chief at their village along with tribal group dance popularly called “Dhemsa” (subject to available the drum men/ so we arrange instant over there)

Evening heritage walk at the old street of Jeypore town.

Overnight- Jeypore

D7-(Friday)-KUNDULI- KORAPUT – POTTERY VILLAGE-PARAJA TRIBE VILLAGE- RAYAGADA (5hr drive+visit)

After explore the God Jagannath philosophy at Koraput  Jagannath temple (non Hindus and camera also allow) drive towards the largest tribal weekly market of the region at Kunduli famous for Paraja, Mali and Rana tribe. (very nice for photography and the people at there are very friendly too)

Afternoon While return back to Rayagada visit one of the most interesting Bora Paraja tribal village .

Overnight- Rayagada

D8-(Sat)- SAURA TRIBE-HOT SULPHER SPRING-TARATARINI (6hr drive+visit)

Meet the only Aryan tribe of Eastern India :- Lanjia Saura  at Puttasingh area of Gunupur Block (very special for their tattoo mark , costume  ) their settlement is very unique – on hill top (but connect with all weather motor able road) / while hiking at their village (1hr) visit excursion the dream painting – Popularly called ” Idital” (which is similar with pre-historic art form on their wall )hot sulphur spring also.

If time permit walk on the bank of Rusikulya river side for panoramic view.

Overnight- Taratarini,

D9- (Sun)- TARATARINI-CHILIKA LAKE- DHENKANAL (4hr drive+Visit)

Meet the migratory and residential birds on nature while on catamaran boating at Mangalajodi (with boatman and a naturalist)

Check in a nice heritage palace at Dhenkanal (it is  approximately- 150years the 1st heritage palace of Orissa which is introduced the palace into hospitality line for the guest) and enjoy the mouthwatering dinner with royal hospitality at their royal dinning hall.

Overnight: Dhenkanal palace (Heritage)

D10-(Mon)- TEXTILE VILLAGE- JORANDA MONASTERY – DHENKANAL (3hr drive + visit)

Meet the classic  weavers at Nuapatna and live demonstration by the weavers of their unique  tie and dye  pattern popularly called –”Bandha” (Ikat)

Afternoon visit the very special Mahima sadhus monastery at Joranda- Excursion the Mahima philosophy and their unique worship to peace and harmony of the universe (very nice for photography)

Overnight- Dhenkanal heritage palace.

D11-(Tue)- RATNAGIRI-UDAYGIRI-BHITAKANIKA NATIONAL PARK (4hr drive+ visit)

After breakfast at the open royal garden departure towards Bhitarkanika National park on route  excursion the ancient ruined Buddhist University (Mahavihar- stupa- chaitya) at Ratnagiri and Udaygiri.

Check in a nice eco resort at Bhitarkanika national Park.

Overnight- Bhitarkanika National park

D12- (Wed)- BHITARKANIKA NATIONAL PARK

Early stand up and meet the wild crocodile basking on sun ray on natural creeks while boating in side of the national park. Hiking inside (2hr, flat jungle rout)  the core area to meet the natural fauna such as spotted deer, wild boar, jungle fowl, water monitor lizard and different types of bird on nature. Overnight stay in the same eco cottage

D13- (Thur)- 64 YOGINI TEMPLE- KONARK SUN TEMPLE- CHANDANPUR VILLAGE RETREAT (4hr+ visit)

Morning after breakfast departure for  64yogini temple at Hirapur. (the open roofed unique temple which is one of the fourth in India having nice and living condition and all 64 idols are present and the hair style and vehicle of each and every idols are different to other) then drive to Konark sun temple / explore the language of stone on 13th c AD.

Afternoon visit the fisherman village at Chandrabhaga.

Enjoy the mouth watering classic dinner along with bonfire at the village retreat .

Selanidingo: An unique village home stay retreat which is 10km from Puri / which is pure classic form of village house , and here one can feel  the classic home stay with very special age old food of classic odisha

Overnight- Chandanpur village retreat (Selanidingo)

D14- (Fri)- PURI SIGHTSEEING- VILLAGE TOUR- CHANDANPUR VILLAGE RETREAT (2hr drive+ visit)

Early stand up and enjoy the classic and continental breakfast at the open garden of village retreat, then morning meet different birds on nature while catamaran boating (with boatman) on river Bhargavi”-2hr boating/

While hiking (2hr) meet different classic people at their unique village such as Bhramin village, Coconut picker village, Farmer village, artisan village (Raghurajpur), Pottery making village etc.

Visit the classic puri by cycle rickshaw tour (2hr) , such as cremation ground (photography allowed), old pond and activity , main beach, old classic street, walking out side of Jagannath temple (because non hindus are not allowed in side).

Afternoon- classic Gotipua group dance (with proper costume and traditional music) at Gurukul . if desire herbal oil massage by royal barber at the village retreat.

Enjoy the classic dinner (bamboo chicken or clay pot mutton by the chef , if guest like they may learn these classic tech. also )

Overnight- Chandanpur village retreat (Selanidingo)

D15- (Sat) -BHUBANESWAR- TEMPLE TOUR- DEPARTURE.

Morning after breakfast checkout and excursion the ancient temples in chronological order from 7th to 11th c AD. such as Parasurameshwar-7th c AD, Muketswar-9th c AD, Brameswar-11th c AD . Then evening departure to airport for your on wards journey.

 

Tour concludes:

Note: Now there is no restriction for photography or videography in the tribal markets and villages. We directly involve with us the local and try to upgrade their culture and lively hood through tourism because we believe of sustainable tour.

Chhatishgarh (Bastar) & Orissa Tribal Tour

 

Tribal Wonder of Chhatishgarh (Bastar) & Orissa

Tour Code No. : DT- 401/ CGBO- 2021-22

Tour Highlight : It is special interest Chhattisgarh and Odisha (Orissa) Tribal tour combo package . Due to Geographical , anthropological and cultural point of view how Chhattisgarh (central india state) tribe such as Dandami Maria, Maria, Muria , Batra, Dhuruba and Halva are different from Odisha (Eastern India) Tribe  such as Bonda, Donguria, Paraja, Gadhava, Desia, Kutia etc one can excursion during this tour. Though it is combo package economically one can enjoy this trip very sound too.

Destination cover: Raipur, Bhoramdeo, Kanker, Jagdalpur, Kondagaon, Jeypore, Rayagada with different ethnic villages of Chhattisgarh and Odisha

Duration of Tour: 14 Night / 15 Days ( it start from week end to week end which save the time and money).

Entry of Tribal village: Allowed of all tribal group villages (excluding Bonda tribal village of Odisha)

Photography– allowed by the permission of tribes

Suggested Itinerary:

Day1-( Sat)-Arrival Raipur

Upon arrival at Raipur airport / Railway station meet our representative and transfer hotel.

If time permit visit the Tribal museum (open upto 5pm)

Overnight- Raipur

Day2-(sun)-Raipur- Halva tribe- Sourinarayan (3hr drive+visit)

Meet the Halva tribe at their isolated village of Barnawapara jungle zone at eastern Chhattisgarh .

Overnight- Sourinarayan

Day3-(mon)-Ramnami Tribe- Bilashpur (2.30hr drive+visit)

After full day excursion of most interesting Ramnami tribe at their isolated village in Sourinarayan zone back to Bilashpur.

Overnight- Bilashpur

Day4-(Tue)-Gond tribal village- Chilipi (3.30hr drive+visit)

Full day excursion the Gond ethnic village while hiking . enjoy the mouthwatering dinner along with bonfire at Chilipi jungle retreat.

Overnight- Chilipi

Day5-(Wed)-Baiga tribal village/ Weekly market- Chilipi (2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most interesting Baiga tribes at their isolated villages in Kanha jungle zone and excursion the culture at their weekly market in Badla jungle zone.

Overnight- Chilipi

Day6-(Thu)-Chilipi- Bhoramdeo- Yadav village- Charma- Kanker  (5hr drive+visit)

Morning Holy worship at the nice jungle ambiance of Bhoramdeo ancient shiva temple (famous for ancient kamasutra on temple wall- 11th c AD) and then departure towards Kanker enroute visit very friendly Yadav village (very special for mural painting)/ then pre-historic rock art (more then 20000 yr old) and rock shelter in the deep jungle of Charma.

Overnight- Kanker

Day7-(Fri)-Muria Tribal village- Jagdalpur  (3hr drive+visit)

Meet the most colorful Muria tribe at their isolated village of Nawapara jungle also visit their “Gotul Ghar” (female dormitory) / if desire enjoy the group dance (both male and female with traditional costume and musical instrument, it is worth to watch which upgrade and sustain their culture too)

Overnight- Jagdalpur

Day8-(Sat)-Dandami Maria village & weekly market- Chitrakoot waterfall-Jagdalpur (4hr drive+visit)

Meet the most colorful Dandami Maria at their village (in Gidam jungle zone) and if desire enjoy their Bison horn group dance (with proper costume and traditional musical instrument)  , afternoon visit the Maria tribes weekly market in Madum jungle zone. Also enjoy the gorgeous waterfall at Chitrakoot during pre sun set time (very nice photography) .

Overnight – Jagdalpur

Day9-(Sun)-Jagdalpur-Paraja tribe village ( Odisha)-Mali tribe village-Rayagada (5hr drive+ visit)

Early departure for Rayagada- Odisha,meet the most interesting Bhumiya tribe at their village and also  en route visit the Bora Paraja and Mali tribe at their  village in Koraput jungle zone . Check in a clean comfort hotel at Rayagada.

Overnight- Rayagada

Day10-(Mon)-Rayagada- Lanjia Saura village/ Market- Rayagada (5hr drive+visit)

Meet the colorful Lanjia Saura (the only Aryan tribe in our state) at their village and Market in Gunupur region. After full day excursion return back to Rayagada and relax at the same hotel.

Overnight- Rayagada

Day11-(Tue)-Donguria Tribal village/ market- Desia Village- Rayagada (4hr drive+visit)

Meet the one of the most colorful tribe – Donguria at their isolated village in Devgiri jungle range (while hiking one can go their village-total 2 hr hiking flat jungle land) . also excursion their culture at their weekly market .

Afternoon meet the Desia kondh tribe at their village in Durgi jungle zone . / very nice for photography.

Overnight- Rayagada

Day12-(Wed)-Donguria Tribe market- Kuvi Kondh village-Paraja tribe market- Jeypore (5hr drive+visit)

Meet the colorful Donguria Kondh Tribe at their market at Chatikona, then drive towards Jeypore enroute visit the Kuvi Kondh tribe at their village and paraja tribal market near Koraput area.

Overnight- Jeypore

Day13-(Thu)- Jeypore- Bonda Tribe Market- Gadhava Tribe village-Jeypore (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful Bonda tribe at their weekly market- Onkadelly, visit also Gadhava tribe village and explore their life style. If desire enjoy their group popularly called “ Dhemsha” .

Overnight- Jeypore

Day14-(Fri)-Jeypore- Koraput- famous pottery making village- Kunduli market- Visakhapatnam ( 5hr drive+visit)

Morning after refreshment drive towards to Visakhapatnam, ( the nearest airport and main railway junction). En route excursion the Jagannath philosophy at the  Jagannath temple – Koraput ( it welcome all religious people and camera too ). Then meet the potter making people at their village. The grand Kunduli Market – famous for paraja, Mali, Rana tirbe. Check in a nice hotel on beach in Visakhapatnam.

Day15-(Sat)- Departure

After breakfast checkout and departure towards airport for your onward destination.

Tour concludes:

 

Note: We request our guest please flexible during the tribal villages of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.  This tour is Guided tour so before photography please consult with your tour guide (He know the language of our tribes to he can communicate and make your tour smooth. This kind of special interest tour is very safe, we have organised this package for even a single female tourist too many time.

We welcome guests but not more then 12 pax a group / For more detail please contact with us.

 

What ever you want out of your trip we can tailor make an itinerary for you!!!!!

TRIBAL WONDER OF MADHYAPRADESH, CHHATTISHGARH & ORISSA

Tour Code no: DT- 404/SMCO- 2021- 22

Tour Highlight: Those guest real interest to explore the rich tribal culture of  the most ethnic central to Eastern India India which extend from Madhapradesh  then to chhattisgarh and at the conclusion most colorful Odisha tribal tour in anthropology and photography point of view with real value of money and time for them this itinerary is like any thing.

Tour destination:

Beyond the most cultural part- Golden triangle tour  of Indian Sub continent /( Delhi – Agra – Jeypore )there are some more and special interest part of India which we would like to present one special suggested itinerary here .

Which cover the most colorful part of Central India and the tour start from Bhopal , then the holy city of Yotirlingam Omkareswar and Mahakaleshwar, historical city of Joy- Mandu , Unique Yogini temple at Bedhagat- Enjoy the boat trip in River Narmada,

Cover the ethnic Group:  Tribal villages of Madhyapradesh , Chhattisgarh Gond- Baiga- Muria- Dandami Maria of Central India with the conclusion of the isolated non touristic Tribal villages and weekly markets of Dhuruba- Batra -Bhumiya-Mali- Gadaba-Paraja and most colourful – Bonda  of Eastern India.

And overall the most experience the tribal life of three different states of Central and eastern India is life time memorable.

Duration of Tour: 14 Night / 15 Days (Weekend to Week end which save the time

 

D1-(sat)-Indore- Jhabua (2.30hr drive)

Upon arrival Indore  airport meet our representative and transfer to Jhabua by road. Check in a clean comfort hotel and relax.

Note- Indore airport is well connecting with Major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal etc….

Overnight- Jhabua

 

D2-(sun)-Jhabua – Tribal villages

Meet the colorful Bhil tribes at their isolated village near Jhabua and alirajpur area and back to hotel.

Note- There is very colorful tribal festival popularly known as Bhagoria festival near Jhabua area

Overnight- Jhabua

Day3-(mon)-Jhabua- Indore- Night train

Morning visit the Harijan village near Mandu and visit the city of joy – Mandu , then proceed to Indore and take a night train for Jabalpur.

Note- the train has nice aircon sleeping coach with clean mattress provide by railway authority. And proper guard by railway police authority. it is purely safety even the solo female traveler.

 

D4-(tue)-Jabalpur- Gond / Baiga Tribes- Dhindori

upon early arrival at Jabalpur , proceed to Dhindori (2hr drive)  check in a clean comfort hotel and after refreshment drive towards Gond tribal very isolated villages and excursion their lifestyle at there.

Overnight-Dindori

 

D5-(wed)-Dhindori- Amarkantak (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the Gondi people near Amarkantak , enjoy their Gondi Group dance at their village with natural ambiance ( subject to available of drum men). Visit the beginning spring of river “Narmada” and excursion the tribal worship at there.

Overnight clean –comfort hotel at Amarkantak.

 

D6-(Thu)-Amarkantak-Baiga tribal village-  Chilipi  (3hr drive+ visit)

After breakfast drive to Chilipi  ( chhatishgarh state), enroute meet one of the colourful tribe of chhatishgarh- Baiga at their isolated  village and also explore their culture at their very colorful Weekly market at Chilipi. Then check in a nice hill resort at Chilipi and relax.

Chilipi : is an isolated village of Border state of Chhattisgarh and Madhyapradesh , famous for it’s one of the most ethnic group of Chhattisgarh – ” Baiga” Weekly market / where in and around many isolated Baiga and Gond tribal villages

Near Place of Attraction: Bharamdeo (15 km) one of the nice cultural heritage place of chhatishgarh on the velly of Maikal hill, near famous for its Bharamdeo temple-11th c AD ( famously known as the Khajuraho of chhatishgarh).

Overnight- Chilipi

D7-(fri)- Chilipi- Bharamdeo-Yadav village- Rajim-Kanker (6hr drive+visit)

Morning visit the famous Bharamdeo temple and then proceed towards Kanker enroute visit the colorful Yadav village ( very special for their mural painting)  and the  group of temple at Rajim-8th c AD. Check in a nice palace at Kanker and relax.

Note- Here we suggest the Kanker heritage palace but for budget guest the alternative  is clean comfort hotel for night accommodation

Overnight- Kanker

D8-(sat)-Kanker- Udkuda- Gotitolla- Kanker (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning excursion the pre- historic rock selter and rock art site in Chhattisgarh at Udkuda and Gotitolla , after full day excursion  return back to Kanker palace and relax. / for budget guest clean comfort hotel at Kanker also.

Overnight-Kanker

D9-(sun)-Kanker- Muria tribal village/ Market-Kondagaon (3.30hr drive+visit)

Early stand up and proceed towards very isolated Muria tribal village in the deep forest zone of Narayanpur jungle zone excursion their culture while hiking and accompanying with the village tribal chief / if possible enjoy the Gotul group dance near the Gotul ghar (female dormitory)

pm- enjoy the colorful Narayanpur market

Overnight- Kondagaon

 

Day10-(mon)-Muria village- Chitrakoot waterfall-Maria Weekly market- (Kurendi)Jagdalpur (4hr drive+visit)

Morning after early breakfast excursion and explore their lifestyle and then drive towards Jagdalpur enroute visit chirtrakoot waterfall , the Great Maria weekly market . Check in a nice royal resort in side of jungle at Kurendi ( Jagdalpur).

Note- For budget guest there is nice clean comfort hotel in Jagdalpur too

Day11-(tue)-Jagdalpur-Dandami Maria village- Tirathgarh- (3hr drive+visit)

Meet one of the most colorful tribe of Chhattisgarh- BISON HORN MARIA ( Dandami Mari)at their village. Their house made by stone plate (enjoy their dance, arranged by us). Then drive to kanger ghati national park – visit the famous waterfall – Tirathgarh. Visit the friendly RAJ MARIA village nearby..

Overnight- Jagdalpur

D12-(wed)-Jagdalpur-Batra tribe village- Bhumiya tribe village- Sano Paraja weekly market – Koraput (4hr drive+ visit)

Meet the  Batra tribe at their very isolated village near Kotpad and excursion their life style . Then meet the Bhumiya tribe ( indigenous tribe of orissa) at their village in lust green forest area. Then drive towards Nandapur area visit the most colorful Sano paraja tribal market

Overnight- Koraput

D13-(Thur)-Bonda tribe weekly market-Gadaba tribe village- waterfall-Jeypore (3hr drive+visit)

Meet the most colorful Bonda tribe on Thursday Market at Onkudelly.  excursion the Gadaba tribe village and enjoy the nature’s beauty at Duduma waterfall. Return back to the nearest town Jeypore. Check in a clean and comfort hotel and relax.

Overnight- Jeypore

Day14-(Fri)-Jeypore- Koraput- famous pottery making village- Kunduli market- Visakhapatnam ( 5hr drive+visit)

Morning after refreshment drive towards to Visakhapatnam, ( the nearest airport and main railway junction). En route visit the Jagannath temple at Koraput ( allow all religious people and camera). Then meet the potter making people at their village. The grand Kunduli Market – famous for paraja, Mali, Rana tirbe. Check in a nice hotel on beach in Visakhapatnam.

Overnight-Visakhapatnam

Day15-(Sat)- Departure

After breakfast checkout and departure towards airport for your onward destination.

Tour concludes:

Note: If you interest please make a plan to add the below given Very colorful tribal festival in your tour package. or if you add the numbers of days please feel free to contact us.

12th – 19th March 2022 there are Bhagoria Festival in Bhil / Bhilala tribe where the young unmarried tribal couple choose their life partner to offering sweet betel leaf and gift , which is very colorful to see this festival in the region of Jhabua and Alirajpur area in Madhyapradesh

And from 8th- 16th Oct 2021  there is Bastar Dusshera festival in Southern Chhattisgarh (bastar region)

Tribal Wonder in Gujarat with colorful Tarnetar Fair

Tour code: DT- 601/ GTFS/ 2020-21

Tarnetar Tribal Marriage fair  : 2021 

Celebration date: : 8th to 10th Sept.  2021

Tarnetar Tribal Marriage fair  : 2022 

Celebration date: : 30th Aug. to 1st Sept.  2022

Place: Tarnetar , Gujarat state

Nearest airport: Rajkot (74km/ 1.40hr driving distance )

Nearest Railway station: Than Junction (42km/ 1 hr driving distance )

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed

Camera fee: Free

Tarnetar Fair: it is a tribal marriage fair in Gujarat. Different tribal communities gather accordingly the tradition of their culture to choice their life partner such tribes are Rabari, Kolis, Bharwads, Khanti, Kanbis, Charans and Desh- Rabaris etc. they decorate them selves and their bull and horse too with different colorful umbrella. Which is real worth to visit to explore the real tribal life of Gujarat.

Highlight of the Tour: in our special interest tour we add different ethnic group and their isolated villages with this colorful Tarnetar fair. Which our guest rejuvenate their soul and feel the real India with them while return back to their country.

Suggested itinerary: to base in this date our expert team prepare instant itinerary for your flexibility of tour.

Duration of Tour: we prepare instant itinerary to based on 14 Night / 15 Days ( weekend and weekend) with colorful tarnetar tribal marriage fair, with different ethnic villages but the duration of tour may varied accordingly your final choice.

Tribal Fair & Festival in Gujarat

2021

2022

Tarnetar Tribal marriage Fair

8th to 10th Sept

30th Aug. to 1st Sept.

Chitra Vichitra Fair

9th & 10th April

15th & 16th April

Kawant Festival

31st March

21st & 22nd  March

We have different packages such as Deluxe and standard discounted package , please ask for best price.
• We can change or revised this above itinerary accordingly your arrival & departure date and prepare instant itinerary too.
• We categorized deluxe and standard package for discounted best package price please feel free to contact with our expert team.

Ethnic Groups with Isolated Village Tour in Rajasthan

Ethnic Groups with Isolated Village Tour in Rajasthan

Tour codeDT-501/ RTVT/2021-22

Duration of Tour: 14 Night/ 15 days (weekend to weekend)

Tour Highlights: This suggested tour cover the most ethnic group of the colorful state Rajasthan . Meet the most colorful tribal group of Rajasthan such as Bisnoi , Garacia, Rabari, Bhil, Bhopa etc their isolated villages, weekly markets and so on

Area cover & Highlight: It cover  unique villages of sekhawati region in Eastern part , Thar desert region and south- central  part of this state with nice monuments, culture and different temples, fort and palaces, camel safari and at the conclusion the world famous Taj Mahal of Agra.

Our overall endeavor is to ensure that the guest in  Rajasthan (India ) tribal tour should get mentally rejuvenated, physically invigorated, culturally enriched and spiritually elevated and , on return to his country, should feel the real India with in him/ her through Rajasthan with real value of Money.

Suggested itinerary

Day1-(sat)-Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel , evening visit the old part Delhi- enjoy the nice dinner at Karim ( one of the nice clean restaurant at old delhi area has been counting during Emperor Akbar period, famous for Mugalia Food).
Overnight- Delhi

Day2-(sun)-Delhi-Mandwa (3hr drive+ visit)
Morning sight seeing of Delhi over cycle rickshaw to cover the old part of city and after late lunch drive towards Mandwa ( famously know as Mandaw garh- Rajasthan)

Overnight: Mandawa

Day3-(mon)- Mandwa-Sekhawati- Mandwa
After full day excursion the typical villages of sekhawati region such as Ramgarh Shekhawati, Fathepur Shekhawati, Jhunjhunu, Bissan, Mhansar etc , meet and greet with the people.
Overnight- Mandawa

Day4-(Tuesday) -Mandwa- Sind Tribal village- Bikaner (4.30hr drive + visit)

Meet the Sind tribes at their isolated ethnic village in Katariyasar area and explore their life style

Bikaner camel festival 2022 Date:  8th & 9th January 2022 (two days) / if you add this festival in your trip our expert team will prepare instant itinerary for you.

overnight- Bikaner

Day5-(Wednesday) –Bikaner- Koyalat-Phuladi- Jaisalmar/ camel safari- Dune (5hr drive+ visit)

Early proceed towards Jaisalmar enroute meet the typical ethnic village at Koyalat, Phuladi area.

Upon arrival Jaisalmar meet our representative on spot and by camel safari proceed towards sand Dune.

Overnight stay in that Dune area , you may stay in tent or open star dune. ( but it is very safety) at Khuri.

Enjoy the sand chicken ( local royal dish of chicken cooked inside sand with typical spices –masala).

Overnight: Khuri sand Dune

 

Day6-(Thursday)-Jaisalmar- Rabari tribal village (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the Famous colorful tribes in Desert – Rabari tribe at their village. During lunch time enjoy the local food at their village ( but not mandatory), after full day excursion return back to Dune camp again. Evening with good hygienic food enjoy the “Khalbali folk dance “ ( with proper costume and music , exclusive for you).

Overnight at the same dune eco resort/ tent at Khuri village.

Day7-(Friday)-Jaisalmar- Pokharan- Tribal village retreat  (5hr drive+ visit)

Morning after breakfast proceed to Jodhpur , enroute meet the typical tribal ( Rabari ) village at Pokharan area.

Pm- Check in a clean comfort ethnic village retreat near at Bhisnoi village retreat  (23 km from Jodhpur town) .if time permit visit the near by village.

Overnight- Tribal village Retreat , near Bishnoi village

Day8-(Saturday) –Bishnoi village-Jodhpur (2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the colorful Bishnoi people at their isolated villages . while you take the jeep / (the road condition is so  so for that we arrange jeep for you. and though it is the deciduous forest so meet the different animal including wild black buck and different wild birds on nature including herons at the birds point)  If desire enjoy their typical tribal dance ( the dance is exclusive for you and organize by us, it is better to encourage their culture through dance and music which is the main base of sustainable tourism)- optional

Note: The tribal chief is very good friend of mine and he will help you to interact or Photography with the local Bishnoi tribe at their village.

Overnight- Tribal village Retreat , near Bishnoi village

Day9-(sun)-Jodhpur-Garacia tribal village/ Bhopa Tribal village- Kumbalgarh(4hr drive+ visit)
Morning after breakfast at the royal garden, check out and proceed to Kumbalgarh meet the colorful Garacia tribes at their village ,also meet the one of the famous tribal group in india- Bhopa tribe (whose eyes are green color) explore and excursion their life style and then
check in a nice heritage palace at Kumbalgarh. Enjoy the royal hospitality at there.
Overnight- Kumbalgarh

Day10-(mon)-Kumbalgarh-Ranakpur-Udaipur (3hr drive+ visit)
Early hiking the nearby Rajputana village , meet the Rajaputana family and meet and greet over there. Then after breakfast proceed to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur – Jain temple ( is one of the largest and most important jain temple in India; open for Non hindus 11 am to 5 pm)
After noon visit the Lake pichola in Udaipur , evening heritage walk and relax around Lal Ghat Area.
Overnight stay near the Lal Ghat area. View of Lake Pichola in Udaipur

After noon visit the Lake pichola in Udaipur , evening heritage walk and relax around Lal Ghat Area.

Overnight stay near the Lal Ghat area. View of Lake Pichola.

Day11-(Tue)-Udaipur-Bhil Tribal village-Udaipur(2.30hr drive+ visit)
Meet the most colorful tribes of Rajasthan – Bhil , at their village at Choti Undri and Badi Undri and explore and excursion their life style. Also enjoy their Bhil Mandno ( Bhil Painting) If you interest enjoy the typical traditional organic food at their village.

Note: Bhil Tribes are three types such as Kotya Bhil , Bansiya Bhil and Dungariya Bhil and they celebrate the colorful festival during Baneshwar Fair, Dusshera , shiv ratri and Holi time. ( for more detail please contact with us).

Overnight – Udaipur

Day12-(Wed)-Udaipur-Chitoorgarh-Bundi (4.45hr drive+ visit)
Morning Proceed to Bundi enroute visit the Chitoorgarh fort on the hill top and also Rana Kumbha palace , Tower of Victory and Fateh prakash Palace

Check in  a nice haveli at Bundi and afternoon walk the gossiping center of main bazaar area.

Overnight at the same heritage haveli.


Bundi-
  Bundi is like stepping back in time. It is a picturesque and captivating little town which has more or less retainied a medieval atmosphere. Bundi is not a major tourist tramping ground , which is a big part of its charm. In the evening , people throng to the colorful and bustling markets that meander through the town’s lanes. Over all Bundi is a friendly place.

Overnight- Bundi

Day13-(Thur)-Bundi-Puskar- Jaipur (4hr drive+ visit)
Early stand up and heritage walk around Taragarh , is a great place to ramble around at leisure.
Proceed to Puskar, visit the Puskar Bramha temple

There is grand camel fare . (please see the below detail ) . Check in a nice hotel / Haveli or Palaces ( depending upon your budget) in Jaipur.
Afternoon visit the old city area ( Pink city ) , is one of Jaipur’s major landmarks ( this five storey building , overlooking the main street of the bustling old city, is a stunning example of Rajput artistry, with pink, delicately honeycombed sandstone windows. It was originally built to enableladies of the royal house hold to watch the every day life and processions of the city)

Walk around the main Bazaars which includes Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar and Chandpol Bazaar.

Overnight- Jaipur

Day14-(Fri)- Jaipur- Agra- village (4hr drive+ visit)
Morning visit the City palace area of old city of Jaipur and then drive towards Agra.

Check in a nice hotel at there and after noon visit the stone craft village,

Explore and excursion their life style and artistic work. Evening visit the Illumination of Taj Mahal from the outer side ( Taj Mahal remain close on Friday)

Overnight- Agra

Day15-(sat)-Agra- Tajmahal- Delhi airport departure. (3.30hr drive+ visit)
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal , excursion the symbol of love ..

Feel the real India with you ……

Then proceed towards Delhi International Airport, take the evening flight for your onward journey.

Tribal  Fair & Festival in Rajasthan

2021

2022

Pushkar Camel Fair at Pushkar

12th Nov. -19th  Nov

Baneshwar fair at Dungarpur

23rd Feb. -27th Feb

12th Feb.- 16th Feb.

• We can change or revised this above itinerary accordingly your arrival & departure date and prepare instant itinerary too.
• We categorized deluxe , standard  & budget package . For best package price for Rajasthan special and also detail description of Tribal community , about place, route chart, isolated villages for ( photographer professional)please feel free to contact with our expert team. We can answer you with 24hr X 7

 

Tribal Village Tour in Rajasthan

Tour codeDT-519/ REVT/2021-22

Duration of Tour: 14 Night/ 15 days (weekend to weekend)- Date may revised or changed at the guest choice before finalize

Pushkar camel fair celebration date– 12th Nov.- 19th Nov. 2021

Tour Highlights: This suggested tour cover the most ethnic group of the colorful state Rajasthan such as Sindh, Bisnoi , Garacia, Rabari, Bhil, Bhopa etc at their isolated villages, different weekly markets  with unique Rajputana marwar villages of sekhawati region, Sand dune of Thar desert region and south- central  part of the state with nice monuments, culture and different temple, fort and palaces, camel safari and at the conclusion the world famous Taj Mahal of Agra.

Our overall Endeavor is to ensure that the guest to Rajasthan (India ) should get mentally rejuvenated, physically invigorated, culturally enriched and spiritually elevated and , on return to his country, should feel the real India with in him/ her through Rajasthan.

Photography at the villages- Free (but before photography please take permission from the people and also consult with your guide or driver too

Suggested itinerary

Day1-(Saturday)-Delhi

Upon arrival at Delhi airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel , evening visit the old part Delhi- enjoy the nice dinner at Karim ( one of the nice clean restaurant at old delhi area has been counting during Emperor Akbar period, famous for Mugalia Food).

Overnight: Delhi

Day2-(Sunday)-Delhi-Mandwa (5.30hr drive + visit) 

Smell the different spices in Asia’s largest spices market at Khari Baoli area and other Classic part of Old Delhi including Jama Masque and Chandini Chowk area by cycle rickshaw

Pm-Drive towards Mandwa ( famously know as Mandaw garh- Rajasthan)/ check in a nice “Havali “and relax.

Overnight: Mandawa

Day3-(Monday )- Mandwa-Sekhawati- Mandwa (Total 2hr drive+ visit)

After full day excursion the typical villages of sekhawati region such as Ramgarh ,Shekhawati, Fathepur Shekhawati, Jhunjhunu, Bissan, Mhansar etc , meet and greet with the people. Enjoy the local food at there and return back to Mandwa again

Overnight: Mandawa

Day4-(Tuesday) -Mandwa- Sind Tribal village- Bikaner (4.30hr drive + visit)

Meet the Sind tribes at their isolated ethnic village in Katariyasar area and explore their life style

Bikaner camel festival 2022 Date:  8th & 9th January 2022 (two days) / if you add this festival in your trip our expert team will prepare instant itinerary for you.

overnight- Bikaner

Day5-(Wednesday) –Bikaner- Koyalat-Phuladi- Jaisalmar/ camel safari- Dune (5hr drive+ visit)

Early proceed towards Jaisalmar enroute meet the typical ethnic village at Koyalat, Phuladi area.

Upon arrival Jaisalmar meet our representative on spot and by camel safari proceed towards sand Dune.

Overnight stay in that Dune area , you may stay in tent or open star dune. ( but it is very safety) at Khuri.

Enjoy the sand chicken ( local royal dish of chicken cooked inside sand with typical spices –masala).

Overnight: Khuri sand Dune

Day6-(Thursday)-Jaisalmar- Rabari tribal village (2hr drive+ visit)

Morning meet the Famous colorful tribes in Desert – Rabari tribe at their village. During lunch time enjoy the local food at their village ( but not mandatory), after full day excursion return back to Dune camp again. Evening with good hygienic food enjoy the “Khalbali folk dance “ ( with proper costume and music , exclusive for you).

Overnight at the same dune eco resort/ tent at Khuri village.

Day7-(Friday)-Jaisalmar- Pokharan- Tribal village retreat  (5hr drive+ visit)

Morning after breakfast proceed to Jodhpur , enroute meet the typical tribal ( Rabari ) village at Pokharan area.

Pm- Check in a clean comfort ethnic village retreat near at Bhisnoi village retreat  (23 km from Jodhpur town) .

if time permit visit the near by village.

Overnight- Tribal village Retreat , near Bishnoi village

Day8-(Saturday) –Bisnoi village-Jodhpur (2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the colorful Bisnoi people at their isolated villages . while you take the jeep / (the road condition is so  so for that we arrange jeep for you. and though it is the deciduous forest so meet the different animal including wild black buck and different wild birds on nature including herons at the birds point)  If desire enjoy their typical tribal dance ( the dance is exclusive for you and organize by us, it is better to encourage their culture through dance and music which is the main base of sustainable tourism)- optional

Note: The tribal chief is very good friend of mine and he will help you to interact or Photography with the local Bishnoi tribe at their village.

Overnight- Tribal village Retreat , near Bishnoi village

Day9-(Sunday)-Jodhpur-Garacia tribal village/ Bhopa Tribal village- Kumbalgarh (4hr drive+ visit)

Morning after breakfast check out and proceed to Kumbalgarh meet the colorful Garacia tribes at their village ,also meet the one of the famous tribal group in india- Bhopa tribe (whose eye bulls are green color)  explore and excursion their life style and then

check in a nice heritage palace at Kumbalgarh. Enjoy the royal hospitality at there.

Day10-(Monday)-Kumbalgarh-Ranakpur-Udaipur (2. 30hr drive+ visit)

Early hiking the nearby Rajputana village , meet the Rajaputana family and meet and greet over there. Then after breakfast  proceed to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur – Jain temple ( is one of the largest and most important jain temple in India; open for Non hindus 11 am to 5 pm)

After noon visit the Lake pichola in Udaipur , evening heritage walk and relax around Lal Ghat Area.

Overnight stay near the Lal Ghat area. View of Lake Pichola.

Day11-(Tuesday)-Udaipur-Bhil Tribal village-Udaipur (2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful tribes of Rajasthan – Bhil , at their village at Choti Undri and Badi Undri and explore and excursion their life style.   Also enjoy their Bhil Mandno ( Bhil Painting) If you interest enjoy the typical traditional organic food at their village.

Note: Bhil Tribes are three types such as Kotya Bhil , Bansiya Bhil and Dungariya Bhil and they  celebrate the colorful festival during Baneshwar Fair, Dusshera , shiv ratri and Holi time.  ( for more detail please contact with us).

Overnight at the same hotel at Udaipur

Note: Baneshwar Fair 2022 date: 12th Feb. 16th Feb. 2022

Day12-(Wednesday)-Udaipur-Chitoorgarh-Bundi (4.30hr drive+ visit)

Morning Proceed to Bundi enroute visit the Chitoorgarh fort on the hill top and also Rana Kumbha palace , Tower of Victory and Fateh prakash Palace

Check in  a nice haveli at Bundi and afternoon walk the gossiping center of main bazaar area.

Overnight at the same heritage haveli.

Bundi-  Bundi is like stepping back in time. It is a picturesque and captivating little town which has more or less retainied a medieval atmosphere. Bundi is not a major tourist tramping ground , which is a big part of its charm. In the evening , people throng to the colorful and bustling markets that meander through the town’s lanes. Over all Bundi is a friendly place.

Day13-(Thursday) -Bundi-Puskar- Jaipur (3.45hr drive+ visit)

Early stand up and heritage walk around Taragarh , is a great place to ramble around at leisure.

Proceed to Puskar, visit the Puskar Bramha temple

There is grand camel fare (12th Nov. -19th Nov. 2021) .

Check in a nice hotel / Haveli or heritage Palaces ( depending upon your budget) in Jaipur.

Afternoon visit the old city area ( Pink city ) , is one of Jaipur’s major landmarks ( this five storey building , overlooking the main street of the bustling old city, is a stunning example of Rajput artistry, with pink, delicately honeycombed sandstone windows. It was originally built to enable ladies of the royal house hold to watch the every day life and processions of the city)

Walk around the main Bazaars which includes Johari Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar and Chandpol Bazaar.

Overnight: Jaipur

Day14-(Friday) – Jaipur- Agra- village (4hr drive+ visit)

Morning visit the City palace area of old city of Jaipur and then drive towards Agra.

Check in a nice hotel at there and after noon visit the stone craft village,

Explore and excursion their life style and artistic work. Evening visit the Illumination of Taj Mahal from the outer side ( Taj Mahal remain close on Friday)

Overnight at the same hotel at there.

Day15-(Saturday) -Agra- Tajmahal- Delhi airport departure  (approximately 4hr drive) 

Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal , excursion the symbol of love ..

Feel the real India with you ……

Then proceed towards Delhi International Airport, take the flight for your onward journey.

Pushkar camel fair- 12th Nov. – 19th Nov. 2021

For more detail description and best affordable price please feel free to contact with us.

Tour codeDT-401/ TVTG/2021-22

Duration of Tour: 9Night/ 10days

Tour Highlights: This is one of our popular itinerary of Rural Gujarat & this suggested tour cover the most ethnic group of the Vibrant state Gujarat such as Rathwa, Nayak, Rabari, Fakirani Jatt etc their isolated villages, weekly markets including unique villages of ChhottaUdaipur , Sabarkanta & Bhuj region,

Our overall Endeavor is to ensure that the guest to Gujarat(India ) should get the real tribal culture and village life of western India.

If guest interested to extend their tour to tribal village tour in Rajasthan including Tajmahal or any other state tribal tour & for more colorfulness during your visit if any festival than it will surplus for you. our expert team will help you make an instant itinerary too.

Suggested itinerary

Day1-sat-Delhi- Ahmedabad

Upon arrival in Delhi connecting flight for Ahmedabad ( Also there are  direct international flight for Ahmedabad) , meet our representative and transfer to hotel.

Overnight- Ahmedabad

Day2- Ahmedabad- s/s- champaner- pavagada- Jambughoda (2hr heritage walk+ 3.30hr drive+ visit)

Early standup and heritage walk 2hr to visit the ancient classic part of Ahmedabad and then after breakfast check out and transfer to Jambughoda enroute visit the world heritage site at Champaner- Pavagada, check in a nice resort at Jambughoda.

Overnight- Jambughoda

Day3- Jambughoda- Rathwa / Nayak tribal village & weekly market- Chhottaudaipur (1.30hr drive+ visit)

Meet the colorful Rathwa and Nayak tribes at their isolated village (famous for their typical houses and inside nice wall painting ). Check in a nice palace hotel at Chhottaudaipur.

Pm- Enjoy the colorful tribal weekly market of Rathwa tribe, still they believe of barter system and it is very nice for photography too

Enjoy the mouth watering royal food with great hospitality by the royal family at there.

Overnight- Chhottaudaipur

Day4-chhottaudaipur-Pandhara- Morbi & Navlak tribal village- Sayala (6.30hr drive+ visit)

While boating cross the river and meet the pandhara , Morbi and Navlak tribal communities at their isolated non tourist village, then check in a nice heritage palace at Sayala and greet by royal family.

Overnight- Sayala

Day5-Sayala- Wankner- Rabari Tribal village- Bhuj (5.30hr drive+ visit)

Morning visit the Rabari tribal village near Wankner and then drive toward Bhuj,

Afternoon visit the ancient Bhuj palace, museam and mirror palace too, check in a  nice hotel and seek permission for Bani village ( our guide will collect the permission for Bani village)

Overnight:- Bhuj

Day6-Bhuj- Bani Group of Desh Rabari village- Great Rann of Kutch (1.45hr drive+ visit)

After breakfast check out and departure for Bani village meet the very special Desh Rabari, vand tribe at their isolated village. Check in a nice eco resort at Great rann of Kutch ( run by tribal communities)

Afternoon enjoy the sindhi tribe dance with camp fire at there.

Overnight:- Great Rann of Kutch

Day7-Fakirani/ Dhaneta Jat Tribal village- Kutch (total 2hr drive+ visit)

Meet the most colorful tribes in Kutch Fakirani and Dhaneta Jat at their isolated village

 Jat Tribe- They are very  colorful and very aggressive too and living core area in the jungle , to visit their village  seek to special permission with the help of village cheap, we are the only travel agent who has very good local relation with that community. The tribal cheap is our friend. 

Overnight: Great Rann of Kutch

Day8-Vand, Meghwan village- Dasada (6hr drive+ visit)

Meet the Vand, Meghwan ethnic gourp at their isolated village in the core area and then drive towards Little rann of Kutch , check in nice resort at Dasada.

Overnight: Dasada.

Day9-Dasada- Little rann of Kuch (Kutchi Rabari village by jeep safari)- Ahmedabad (2.15hr drive+ visit)

Morning By jeep safari visit the very isolated village to meet the Kutchi Rabari village and after lunch drive towards Ahmedabad, check in a nice hotel and

Pm-Afternoon visit Gandhi Ashram and then free evening on the Sabarmati river bank.

Overnight: Ahmedabad

Day10-Ahmedabad- Departure (driving hour accordingly the distance of your hotel) 

After breakfast departure toward Ahmedabad airport to board the flight for your onward journey ……..Feel the real India with you …….

Tribal Fair & Festival in Gujarat 2021 2022
Tarnetar Tribal marriage Fair  9th to 11th August 30th Aug.- 1st Sept.
Chitra Vichitra Tribal Fair 26th and 27th April 15th & 16th April
Kawant Tribal Festival 31st March & 1st April 21st & 22nd  March

For more detail description and best price please feel free to contact with us.

Pushkar Camel Fair with Tribal Tour of Gujarat, Rajasthan & Taj Mahal

Tour code: DT-173 / GRTP/ 2021-22

 Pushkar Camel fair : 2021

Celebration date on : 12th Nov. -19th Nov . 2021

Place: Pushkar; Rajasthan state- India

Nearest airport: Jaipur (148km/ 2.50 driving hour by road)

Nearest Railway station: Pushkar Terminus ; Ajmer Junction (15km / 35min. drive)

Photography & Videography – Free

Entry fee:– Free (No entry fee)

Our Suggested tour itinerary covering Ethnic group- Des Rabari, Rabari, Garacia, Bhil, Bishnoi, Bhopa, with authentic Rajasthani and Gujarat villages

Our Suggested Tour itinerary covering Destination Dasada- Rabari tribe village- Modera- Poshina- Garacia tribal village- Bhil tribal village- Udaipur—Ranakpur- Bishnoi Tribal Village- Puskar camel fair– Jaipur- Agra and Departure in Delhi international airport but it may revised accordingly your final choice .

Tour Highlight :- In this special package we welcome to all of our guests to excursion not only the  wonderful tribal culture  but also nice tribal village tour in Gujarat & Rajasthan with camel fair at Pushkar and at the conclusion TajMahal in Agra and try to make special interest ethnic tour in this sector with an affordable price.

Duration of tour: Here we offer 13DAYS/ 12 NIGHT tour but our expert team would prepare the instant itinerary based on  tribal tour in Gujarat and Tribal tour in Rajasthan  to keep the interest and value of our guest with all including above given sightseeing at your choice .

Note- Due to festival season and high demand of Accommodation please book the tour in advance

 

Fair and Festival of Gujarat

Gujarat is one of the diverse and most beautiful state in India. Thousand of small and big fairs and festivals are celebrated in different parts of Gujarat every year. The festivals are based on the lunar or solar calendar. These festivals are observed with great enthusiasm and fun in which the people of all caste and religion participate. Today, these festivals are perhaps the only occasion that represents the true tradition and culture of Gujarat. Some of the fairs and festivals which are celebrated in Gujarat useally every years organized by govt. and local  are International Kite Festival, Kutch Mahotsava , Modhera Dance Festival,   Religiously traditionally communal fair and festival like  Diwali, Holi, Janmashtami, Navratri, Shamlaji Fair, Bhadra Purnima,  Vautha Fair and  most interesting tribal fair and festival of Gujarat are Tarnetar Fair, Kavant fair, Chitravichitra fair etc are most colorful .

So Tour with colorful fair and festival is surplus of value of money at the most vibrant state of India- Gujarat

1- Tarnetar Fair : Date of celebration: (30th August – 1st Sept. 2022)

Location of the Fair: -It is organised in Tarnetar village some 39 kilometres from Chotila in Surendranagar District in Gujarat.
Summery of the Fair:- The Tarnetar Fair, also known as the Trinetreshwar Mahadev Fair is held at Tarnetar, near Thangadh, Saurashtra. This fair is one of the most important fair of Gujarat. The local as well as the tribal people gather from all over Gujarat to participate in the various activities that 

take place at the fair. It is believed that the fair is held on this ancient site since antiquity. The fair is also one of the most important matchmaking melas (fair) as the tribal youths visit Tarnetar to find a suitable match. Its association with the Mahabharat is underlined by the fact that the area was known as Panchal Pradesh, the land to which Draupadi belonged. The fair is linked with the story of Draupadi’s Swayamvar and it is said that it was at this place that the great archer Arjuna performed the difficult task that won him his bride. Over 300 stalls are set up in the fair that sell numerous objects and offer various types of food and refreshments. There are exhibitions of embroidery, a cattle show, competitive sports, family planning stall, merry-go-rounds and photographer’s stall. The folk music and dances like the Garba ras and hodo are the main features of the fair.
Highlight of Fair:  It is popularly known as the Trinetreshwar Mahadev Mela and revolves around the sacred temple of Trinetreshwar. Even now, the tradition of swayamvar has survived and unmarried men and women from the Bharwad and other tribal community visit the fair in search of a match, attired in their traditional clothes. Men stand under exquisitely embroidered umbrellas signifying their marital status while women go around the umbrella hunting for their grooms.

Activities at the Fair: Cattle exhibition is an attraction for the tourists with other programmes like ‘Rural Olympics’, bullock cart race and horse race is held at Tarnetar. Local arts and crafts display is an added trade attraction. The tourists have an opportunity to learn the folk dances like the Hudo and Raas dance of the Maladhari community. Heritage monuments are a sightseeing attraction at the venue place. Tarnetar Fair venue provides accommodation in tents and kuba houses for the tourists.
A mix blend of culture, tradition and social extravaganza, the Tarnetar Fair has gained popularity with more foreign tourists visiting the place.

Photography– Allowed

Entry fee:- Free

2- Kavant Tribal Fair : Date of celebration: (21st March & 22nd March. 2022)

Location of the Fair: it is celebrate near Chhottaudeypur , Eastern part of Gujarat

Summery of the Fair:- It is celebrated by Rathwa tribal community , and it is not only the Fair of Marriage negotiation  of these tribe. but also trade and barter their product with full of joy.

Highlight of this Fair: Young unmarried Rathwa tribal boys painted their face with white dotted mark to attract their life partner with their traditional costume and tribal girls also at their traditional costume too.

photography:– Allowed

Entry fee:– Free

3- Chitra Vichitra Tribal fair 2021  :  Date of celebration: (27th April 2021)

Chaitra Vichitra Tribal Fair 2022: Date of celebration (16th April 2022)

Location of Fair: at Gunbhakhari, Sabarkanta / near poshina of North Gujarat

Every spring in Gunbhakari, at the confluence of three rivers in North Gujarat, Garasia, Gamar, Khair and Pargi tribals get together for Chitra Vichitra Mela, the biggest tribal mela (Fair) near the village of Poshina in the StateIt is one of the largest tribal fair in india, thousands of tribes gathering in the confluence point to three river Sabarmati, Akul and Vyakul to offering their ancestor.

Highlight of the Fair: The fair attracts large numbers of Bhils ( tribals). The costume of the men generally consists of a blue shirt, dhoti and a red or Saffron turban. Women use ghaghras , which have a circumference of as much as 20 yards (18 mts), and are covered from head to foot With ornate and heavy silver jewellery. They use liquid Vermilion to color their cheeks and lips a nice red color, while their eyes are Outlined with Kajal. Every group that comes ot the fair carries with the different musical instrument and the atmosphere come alive with the Incessant beat of numerous drums. The women sing folk songs and folk dances are performed.
During the fair, the tribals have a much civilized way of choosing a life partner and the State sponsor’s family planning to various 37 tribal communities as family planning appears rather than aberration among the tribal

Photography: Allowed

Entry fee: Free

4-Navratri : Date of celebration: (6th Oct.- 14th Oct. 2021)
Navratri, that means ‘nine nights’ is an ancient, colourful and religious festival of Gujarat. This festival is celebrated to honour the one Divine Shakti or Force which supports the entire universe and is personified as the Mother Goddess. The Mother Goddess protects her worshippers, destroys evil and grants boons to her children.
Navratri is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm throughout the Gujarat, but in Ahmedabad and Baroda, Garba and Dandia dances are performed. This festival is celebrated with true devotion in the various temples which are dedicated to the Mother Goddess. In this festival, the women perform the Garba dance or the circular dance around an earthenware pot called a garbo which is filled with water. A betel nut and a silver coin are placed within the pot, on the top of which a coconut is placed. As the dancers whirl around the pot, a singer and a drummer also accompanies them. The participants clap in a steady rhythm. The dance usually starts slowly and gets fast with the music. In large public areas, group of musicians sing the traditional garba songs. The Dandia ras or ‘stick’ dance is also performed during Navratri. Both the men and women perform the dance in circle, holding small polished sticks or dandies. As per the rhythm of the dance, men and women strike the dandies together, adding to the joyous atmosphere. These dances are so popular that sometimes competitions are held and prizes are given to the best dancer. The dancers worn the traditional costumes, alive with colour. The dances usually commence late in the night and continue until early morning. A Bhavai dance is also performed in the Ambaji temple at Baroda, during Navratri.

5- Vautha Fair : Date of celebration: (19th & 20th Nov. 2021)

Location of the Fair : This fair is held every year at Vautha, where two rivers , the sabarmati and the Vatrak meet

Summery: , vautha fair site is also known as Saptasangam as it is at the confluence of seven rivers. Legends says the elder son of shiva and parvati- Kartik, visited the site. So this fair is dedicated to Kartikeya and is held during Kartika Purnima, the full moon night of Kartik ( Oct- Nov) . the most important shiva temple here is the Siddhanath .

Highlight of the Fair: The most significant about this fair is that it is the only major animal trading fair in Gujarat ad is on par with the famous camel fair at Pushkar, Rajasthan. Howerver the only animals traded here are donkeys. About 4,000 donkeys are brought every year for sale, usually by vanjara traders. Donkeys are painted in different colors and decorated and this is a major highlight of the fair.
Vautha Mela attracts more than 500,000 people.the pilgrims who visit Vautha during the fair are from several communities farmers, people belonging to several castes.

Photography: Allowed

Entry Fee: Free

6-Diwali : Date of celebration: (4th to 6th  Nov. 2021)
Summery: Diwali, the festival of lights is a four-day festival celebrated in the month of Asvina, which marks the end of the harvesting season. The first day of the festival starts with the Lakshmi Puja. The second day is considered as the day of casting off evils. The third day is the main Diwali day. On this day every home is illuminated with earthen lamps and the courtyards are decorated with Rangoli designs. The fourth and the last day is the New year day for the Gujarati’s when people visit temples in colorful costumes and greet each other. The day following the new year day is called the Bhai bij day when brothers are invited by their sisters to partake of sweets with them. The full moon day of the Kartika month, with its preceding eleventh (ekadashi) day is called the Dev-Diwali. On these days the marriage of the Tulsi plant with the Shaligram, symbolising Lord Vishnu, is celebrated in every Hindu home in Gujarat. It also marks the end of the fast, observed for the four months of rainy season, during which Hindus, mostly ladies, miss a meal on every Ekadashi day.

7- Madhavrai Fair
Madhavrai Fair at Madhavpur near Porbandar is held to celebrate the marriage of Lord Krishna and Rukmini, on the 9th day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra (March/April).

8- Urs
The Urs at Shah Alam Roza in Ahmedabad and at Miran Datar in the Mehsana district are most important fairs for Muslims.

9- International Kite Festival: Date of celebration: (14th January 2021)

Location of the Festival  :  On this day, the kites flew all over Gujarat, including Ahmedabad and Baroda.
Summery: The International Kite Festival is celebrated on 14th January, that coincide with the festival of Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti. The festival is celebrated to mark the end of winter.

The people eat the special food on this day in the open field or in the park or in the garden of one’s home. This festival marks the movement of the sun into the northern hemisphere. The gods who are believed to have gone in a long sleep for six long months awake and the portals of heaven are thrown open. The visitors visit the temples and alms are distributed freely.

Highlight of Festival: The kite flying starts at dawn and continues without a pause throughout the day. Friends, neighbors and total strangers battle one another for supremacy and cries of triumph fill the air when they cut each other kites. The thread which is used to fly the kites are specially prepared by experts before the final day. Special mixtures of glue and ground glass cover the thread which is dried and then rolled onto reels known as firkees. In the night, various illuminated box kites, known as tukkals, fly in the sky. Today, the International Kite Festival is famous all over the world. This festival enables the people of Ahmedabad to see the unusual kites brought by the visitors, some of which are truly works of art.

10- Modhera Dance Festival
The Modhera Dance Festival is held during the third week of January every year, after the festival of Uttarayan. This festival is celebrated at the Sun Temple in Modhera. The style in which the temple was built bears a strong resemblance to that of the Jain temples at Mount Abu. The decision to celebrate the annual festival of Indian classical dances was taken by the Department of Culture, Gujarat, and the West Zone Cultural Centre at the Sun Temple. The idea was to present classical dances in an atmosphere similar to that in which thes Uttarayan.

 

 

 

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